cool. 25 degrees in beijing. 24 here. and still in the low 30s in the tropics, manila, and bangkok. let's go now to north america. really clear skies across much of the continent. high pressure in place all the way through toward the east and to the atlantic coast. however, showers are going to be coming down off of this slow-moving system, coming through ontario. and also florida is in for a soaking. you can even see frequent thunder and lightning and some very strong winds off of this for the next 24 to 48 hours. as i say, the rest of the u.s. is looking pretty clear, indeed. you're going to be noticing a drop in temperatures, though, especially up toward the north. and in fact, central canada, as well. winnipeg just getting up to ten degrees for the high today. in the midwest toward the north you'll be waking up to single-digit lows. and it will be fairly chilly through the weekend. however, as you see, southern locations and up through and toward the pacific northwest, it is going to be warmer. 18 degrees for you in seattle.